Predoctoral researcher in transnational organization of senior care, labour and mobility in Central and Eastern Europe, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. Deadline: 20 December 2022.
The Department of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany invites applications for a fixed-term position as a Pre-doctoral researcher in the international project “Researching the transnational organization of senior care, labour and mobility in Central and Eastern Europe” funded by VolkswagenStiftung, starting on 01.03.2023. Employment is limited to a maximum of four years. You will participate in the research work of the collaborative project Researching the transnational organisation of senior care, labour and mobility in Central and Eastern Europe funded by VolkswagenFoundation. You will work in an international team of colleagues from several universities and research institutions. You will contribute to the further development of survey instruments, data collection and analysis (document analysis, expert interviews, field research on the internet and on site in Germany and Poland). In addition, you will be involved in the organisational management of the project. You will also contribute to the dissemination of research results in internationally visible publications. The project provides opportunity for working on an individual PhD project.
You hold a degree (M.A./Diploma) in sociology or a related social science field, have very good knowledge of qualitative research methods and are interested in innovative research methods. You can work independently and have good social skills as well as the ability to work well in a team. The working language within the project is English. Additionally, interviews will be conducted and written texts will be analysed in Polish, so appropriate knowledge of both languages is required. German language skills are an additional advantage.